Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools, Uniting the Inductive Reasoning of the French with the Practical Methods of the English System, with Full Illustrations of the Method of Cancellation
A.S. Barnes, 1847 - Arithmetic - 360 pages
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Page 208 - When any decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c. the division is made by removing the decimal point as many places to the left as there are...
Page 40 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.
Page 285 - Multiply each payment by the time before it becomes due, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments : the quotient will be the mean time.
Page 25 - February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, and December 31.
Page 165 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, Divide the numerator by the denominator.
Page 115 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal...
Page 259 - We shall now give the rule established in New York (see Johnson's Chancery Reports, vol. i., page 17,) for computing the interest on a bond or note, when partial payments have been made. The same rule is also adopted in Massachusetts, and in most of the other States.
Page 294 - THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such, that if the above bounden James Wilson, his heirs, executors, or administrators, shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid, unto the above named John Pickens, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the just and full sum of Here insert the condition.
Page 114 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 251 - Hence, to find the interest for any number of days, Multiply the principal by the number of days, divide the product by 6, and...